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CSPAN
Aug 13, 2011 6:00am EDT
linkedin which is like a professional social network. which is a great tool for recruiting people and connecting on a network perspective. that's my business and social. facebook i try to restrict from, you know, colleagues and business associates. so i totally agree with you. >> we really like using facebook at 20 x 200 as a way to get response from our customers. so we do, you know, different sorts of quizzes or contexts from time to time. it's a really easy way to get sort of interactive, if you will with your customers. and that's one the real strengths that we find about it. >> so i have to be honest, my -- i've noticed, you know, the broad spectrum of behavior on facebook, at least in my life. i have a large group of friends and family members who use it sort of on a regular basis. then i have some that are really afraid to share information. then i have any nephew who is sharing everything about his life to me every hour of the day. every whim, every thought that passes through his mind. it scares me a little bit. and as i know, as i've hired many people over the years, i k
NBC
Aug 9, 2011 6:00am PDT
we all need to remember what goes down must come up. the recent ipos getting hit hard, linkedin dropped 17%, pandora, the popular internet radio company dipped 8% and zillow, the real estate website fell 7%. companies like zinga and groupon they are now worried. at facebook and yelp talk of an ipo an analyst tell me it's not the right time but this may be an exception. >> unless you are an incredibly: powerful company like, say, a facebook, probably want to put off your ipo until the investor comes back to the table. right now would be a bad time. >> reporter: as for the passerbys i've spoken to, people here on main street so to speak, most say they are taking the big fall in stride. >> i'm not as concerned now as i know a lot of folks are, just stick it out and watch it day by day. >> reporter: the other element of this story is its impact on venture capitalists. many in the valley understandably concerned. uneasy about where to put their money. >> have to watch it more closely. thank you very much. >> in oakland the police chief calling for reinforcements after a stray bullet
NBC
Aug 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
's going to start slow rolling out these games in waves. >>> linkedin said it will no longer display users names and photos in social ads. this week users began protesting the new form of advertising, called social ads. it promoted ads or services they recommended or companies they followed by using members' names and photos. now the social ads will only tell you when people in your network make a recommendation as opposed to showing their name or photo. >>> england's prime minister says he's looking into blocking social networking sites and messaging services in the event of violent unrest. government leaders are working with law enforcement agencies and tech companies to explore the option. tlae people have already been arrested on suspicion of using social media and messaging to encourage rioting. critics say silencing people in that way would only make people more angry. in all more than 1200 people have been arrested in england after five days of rioting. it all started on saturday as a peaceful protest. people upset with the fatal police p shooting of a father of four. >>> we've all
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2011 2:00pm EDT
. it is also about connecting with business professionals through linkedin and things like that. how will our brands and consumers using social media -- how are the brands and consumers using social media in interesting ways? >> i think there are a lot of tool sets that have come into play. they are making social and media more accessible. pulse news is one that i use. it pulls in from social media to make sense of what journalists and others that i respect are saying. it puts it together in one place that is easy. any kind of news i am interested in, all of these thieves -- feeds are coming in from twitter and presenting its in an interesting way. whenever i am interested in is presented in an interesting way. this is a whole another aspect of social media. it is the twitter feed your accustomed to but in a way i was accustomed to with a magazine. with better filtration and tools, it is pretty fantastic. tools allow us to filter out and bring the best of journalism and respected sources or entertainment together that is available. >> facebook has 750 million users. it was a country, it would
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